The Beginner’s Guide to Plastic Soft Touch Knobs

Plastic soft touch knobs have become a popular alternative to conventional industrial knobs made of hard materials. As their name suggests, they are soft to the touch. Plastic soft touch knobs are still used in many of the same applications … Read More

How to Choose a Spinner Knob

Spinner knobs offer an effective and ergonomic way to adjust machines. They don’t require any special tools or components to use. Once connected to a machine, you can turn the spinner knob to make adjustments. Turning it will engage the … Read More

5 Things to Consider When Choosing Beveled Washers

Beveled washers offer an effective load-distribution solution for uneven parts. When using a threaded fastener to connect two or more parts, you may need to use a washer as well. As the head of the threaded fastener presses against the … Read More

Why Your Door Hinges Are Accumulating Black Dust

Have you noticed black dust accumulating on a door hinge in your home or workplace? Hinges play an important role in the function of most doors. Consisting of two leafs and a pin, they connect doors to an adjacent frame … Read More

What Are Lift Arm Pins?

While small in size, lift arm pins play an important role in many agricultural and industrial machines. They connect to the lift arms of a machine, such as a tractor. Once connected, lift arm pins allow articulation of the lift … Read More

How to Choose Pneumatic Casters

Casters are often categorized according to the material from which their wheels are made. Some of them feature neoprene wheels, whereas others feature polyurethane or thermoplastic rubber wheels. There are also pneumatic casters, however. Pneumatic casters still feature many of … Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to Samarium Cobalt Magnets

Magnets are used in a wide range of consumer and commercial applications. They are an essential component in speakers, microphones, motors, power generators, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines, data storage devices and more. While all magnets produce a magnetic field, … Read More